NASCAR Nationwide-Royal Purple 300 Results

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Associated Press

Posted on March 24, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Saturday
At Auto Club Speedway
Fontana, Calif.
Lap length: 2 miles
(Start position in parentheses)

1. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 150 laps, 149.2 rating, 0 points.

2. (7) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 150, 128.1, 43.

3. (16) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 150, 96.7, 41.

4. (8) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 150, 106.7, 40.

5. (11) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 150, 113.2, 39.

6. (9) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 150, 104.2, 38.

7. (2) Elliott Sadler, Toyota, 150, 114.6, 38.

8. (12) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 150, 95.9, 37.

9. (15) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 150, 99.5, 35.

10. (17) Kevin Swindell, Ford, 150, 87.9, 34.

11. (18) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 150, 85.2, 33.

12. (6) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 150, 90.3, 32.

13. (14) Travis Pastrana, Ford, 150, 82.1, 31.

14. (22) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 150, 72.6, 31.

15. (13) Dakoda Armstrong, Chevrolet, 150, 79.3, 0.

16. (5) Nelson Piquet Jr., Chevrolet, 150, 72.4, 28.

17. (19) Reed Sorenson, Ford, 150, 72.7, 27.

18. (10) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 150, 68.1, 26.

19. (4) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 150, 85.9, 0.

20. (24) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 150, 64.6, 24.

21. (23) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 149, 61.7, 24.

22. (21) Brad Sweet, Chevrolet, 149, 72.2, 22.

23. (26) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 149, 56.7, 21.

24. (34) Hal Martin, Toyota, 148, 47.9, 20.

25. (29) Jamie Dick, Chevrolet, 147, 51.2, 19.

26. (40) Dexter Stacey, Ford, 147, 50.7, 18.

27. (37) Eric McClure, Toyota, 147, 41.5, 17.

28. (27) Daryl Harr, Chevrolet, 147, 41.9, 16.

29. (38) Juan Carlos Blum, Ford, 146, 37.4, 15.

30. (36) Carl Long, Ford, 145, 37.9, 14.

31. (39) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, 143, 33.5, 13.

32. (33) Blake Koch, Toyota, overheating, 130, 48.7, 12.

33. (35) Jason White, Toyota, accident, 107, 39.1, 11.

34. (3) Brian Vickers, Toyota, engine, 53, 87.5, 10.

35. (28) Paulie Harraka, Ford, engine, 42, 50.8, 9.

36. (30) Michael McDowell, Toyota, handling, 19, 32.6, 0.

37. (20) Jeff Green, Toyota, vibration, 18, 31.9, 7.

38. (31) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, vibration, 7, 36.5, 0.

39. (25) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, rear gear, 5, 33.4, 0.

40. (32) Joey Gase, Toyota, engine, 4, 28.1, 4.

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Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 141.528 mph.

Time of Race: 2 hours, 7 minutes, 11 seconds.

Margin of Victory: 0.834 seconds.

Caution Flags: 4 for 17 laps.

Lead Changes: 17 among 7 drivers.

Lap Leaders: E.Sadler 1-18; K.Busch 19-35; J.Clements 36; K.Busch 37-40; S.Hornish Jr. 41-42; K.Busch 43-49; S.Hornish Jr. 50-52; K.Busch 53-54; S.Hornish Jr. 55; K.Busch 56-81; J.Nemechek 82-84; K.Busch 85-95; B.Scott 96-98; S.Hornish Jr. 99-110; B.Keselowski 111-115; S.Hornish Jr. 116-125; K.Busch 126-150.

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Busch, 7 times for 92 laps; S.Hornish Jr., 5 times for 28 laps; E.Sadler, 1 time for 18 laps; B.Keselowski, 1 time for 5 laps; B.Scott, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Nemechek, 1 time for 3 laps; J.Clements, 1 time for 1 lap.

Top 10 in Points: 1. S.Hornish Jr., 210; 2. R.Smith, 182; 3. B.Scott, 179; 4. J.Allgaier, 178; 5. A.Dillon, 172; 6. T.Bayne, 163; 7. K.Larson, 156; 8. P.Kligerman, 154; 9. E.Sadler, 154; 10. A.Bowman, 152.

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NASCAR Driver Rating Formula

A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.

The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

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